While school is going well, we've had 12 school days since the holiday break and we've had 10 days with inside recess. And due to illnesses and vacation, my entire teaching team was intact only twice.
So given all of that, Logan and I pledged to chill this weekend and get in a couple of movies we've been wanting to see.
|#129 on my flickchart|
"Man of Steel" was a good flick. I understand some of the criticism level at it. Part of me is bothered by the things that were done to change the story enough to keep the Siegel and Shuster families at bay. But all in all it was enjoyable. As for the whole "Superman doesn't kill" brouhaha, now that I've seen it, I think it fits in with the story. I'm eager for the sequel and to see where the expansion of the movie universe goes next.
|#96 on my flickchart|
While I enjoy the Marvel Movie Universe, I seem to be selective about what I go see in the theater. I skipped the Iron Man movies and watch them on DVD. I missed the first "Thor" but have seen "Thor: The Dark World" twice already. I've already got "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" lined up. As for the Fox side of things, I think I've seen them all in the theater or at the drive-in, with the exception of "X-Men: First Class" and both solo Wolverine movies.
I'm not sure why I sat this one out. Probably financial reasons last summer. I love the source material for this story and really like Hugh Jackman's interpretation of the character. This one is a little heavier than most of the X-Men franchise. Even if I wasn't already all in on "X-Men: Days of Future Past", this movie would have cinched the deal.
We also watched "Despicable Me 2"...but I dozed off for some of it.